CVSS 3.1 Score 6.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Nov 28, 2023


CVE-2023-5704 is a vulnerability affecting the CPO Shortcodes plugin for WordPress, specifically versions up to and including 1.5.0. The vulnerability allows for Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, as user-supplied attributes are not properly sanitized and escaped. This means that authenticated attackers with contributor-level permissions or higher can inject malicious web scripts into pages that will execute when accessed by users. The risk score for this vulnerability is 26, with a base severity of MEDIUM. Remediation measures should include updating the CPO Shortcodes plugin to a version beyond 1.5.0 to mitigate the potential danger it poses to organizations using WordPress.

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